30 Oklahoma City Area Teachers Receive $30000 in School Supplies
March 4, 2018 - School Supplies
OKLAHOMA CITY – Thirty Oklahoma City area teachers from 7 propagandize districts were respected on Saturday, as partial of a “My Teacher, My Hero” beginning in team-work with a Big 12 Conference, a Oklahoma City All-Sports Association and a College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation’s Extra Yard for Teachers program. Additionally, a teachers were any astounded with a $1,000 present label from DonorsChoose.org that can be used for classroom reserve and equipment.
Earlier this year, kindergarten by sixth-grade students from 7 districts in a Greater Oklahoma City area were speedy to commission a clergyman for a “My Teacher, My Hero” module and explain because their clergyman had done an impact on their lives. Over 1,600 nominations were submitted during a two-month contest.
The teachers were famous during halftime of Saturday’s Phillips 66 Big 12 Women’s Basketball Championship quarterfinal matchup between Oklahoma and TCU during Oklahoma City’s Chesapeake Energy Arena. Many of a educators were assimilated by their students for a ceremony. During a recognition, a Big 12 in team-work with OKC All-Sports and a CFP Foundation presented any clergyman with $1,000 present cards for a classroom, totaling $30,000.
“The training contention has a surpassing impact on a society, and teachers do not get thanked adequate for what they do,” said Big 12 Conference Commissioner Bob Bowlsby. “These 30 superb teachers are extensive purpose models for a immature people and are truly honourable of recognition.”
Since a 2016 football season, a Big 12 and a CFP Foundation have donated DonorChoose.org gifts cards to over 200 teachers by a CFP Foundation’s Extra Yard for Teachers platform. Those educators were nominated by Big 12 Champions for Life student-athletes any of whom nominated a clergyman who impacted them academically.
Twelve educators were respected from Oklahoma City Public Schools, followed by 9 from Moore Public Schools. Other propagandize districts enclosed were Bethany (1), Enid (1), Mid-Del (2), Newcastle (3) and Norman (2).
The CFP Foundation is a free arm of a College Football Playoff, ancillary preparation opposite a country. The CFP Foundation’s primary platform, Extra Yard for Teachers, elevates a training contention by moving and lenient teachers by a doing of programs in 4 concentration areas: resources, recognition, recruitment and veteran development. The CFP Foundation utilizes mixed partnerships to govern the initiatives and support certain educational outcomes.
2018 “My Teacher, My Hero” Honorees